Summer

Tabasco “Skinny Dip” recipe (1973)

Dipwiches: Sandwich spreads you make with dips! Don't yawn your way through another summer sandwich. Get with these exciting new spreads you make yourself. Take a package of Fritos brand Green Onion, Taco,... Read more...

50 drinks & toasts (1968)

Toast your friends with these easy recipes for famous drinks made with all the popular basic liquors: Bourbon, Scotch, gin, vodka, rum, Southern Comfort.

Long Island: Vacation paradise (1914)

Want to see for yourself just how much things have changed -- or not? Lucky modern-day citizens can view or download a free PDF version of the 1914 Long Island and Real Life brochure online here. For comparison... Read more...

Summer swimming in New York (1909)

Summer swimming in NYC Gotham's youth are fortunate in the number of opportunities for swimming which the city's configuration presents. Many a graceful and expert diver is developed along our dirty waterfront... Read more...

Smart summery swimsuits for women (1955)

Summertime cottons by Catalina For summer, nothing is more "fitting" than a Catalina cotton! These glamorous swimsuits slim the hips, diminish the waist, and give your bustline the gently rounded new look. ... Read more...

The up-to-date summer hostess (1906)

The summer hostess The summer hostess domiciled by the sea or in the country finds that even more people partake of her hospitality in summer than in winter. Her entertaining never ceases, formally or infor... Read more...

Squirt is for grownup tastes (1962)

When taste grows up... Squirt shows up Squirt is for grownup tastes When you give up lolly-pops for good, you're ready for fine, dry Squirt. Squirt's not sweet like other soft drinks. In fact, it's defin... Read more...

Paper with throw-away chic (1965)

Paper with throw-away chic We propose paper, Madame Chairwoman, when the committee comes to lunch in your garden. Set out the tables under huge oiled-paper parasols from Japan; ours are dotted to match plate... Read more...

Chocolate crusted pie with vanilla chiffon (1950)

Here is the pie of all pies from our Pillsbury contest! Chocolate-flavored, chocolate-colored crust. Fluffy vanilla chiffon filling, topped with whipped cream and bits of chocolate crust. Perfect for summer.

Make a milk carton bird house (1964)

Fun to do... fun to bird-watch all summer long! How to turn a Pure-Pak milk carton into a beautiful home for birds It's easy with a Pure-Pak Birdhouse Kit! A heavy plastic roof, adhesive-backed siding a... Read more...

Jiffy-make ponchos (1955)

Jiffy-make ponchos Start with new fabric or cut up an old skirt for this summer's most popular topping Our carefree tie-on poncho is cut in just four identical pieces and put together with simple straight... Read more...

Fun at the beach (1910s – 1920s)

Fully-dressed at the beach (c1920) Suit vests at the seaside, of course! Somewhere in New York or along the coast northward. Same day as the above. My grandmother is in the front, with her family. ... Read more...

Lemonade time! 3 recipes (1915)

The lemon is the family's best friend when the sun's sizzling hot by Caroline Coe Hot enough for you today, Mrs Housekeeper? 'Tis, eh? Well, why waste time on a torrid day talking about temperature -- l... Read more...

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